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ETH Zurich

Doctoral Student in Environmental Politics

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Doctoral Student in Environmental Politics

The International Political Economy and Environmental Politics group led by Professor Thomas Bernauer is offering a fully funded position for a Doctoral Student in Environmental Politics.

Job description

The International Political Economy and Environmental Politics group is based both at the Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) and the Institute of Science, Technology and Policy (ISTP). Its research and teaching focuses on examining the role of citizens and consumers as well as national socio-economic and political conditions in providing solutions to trans-national environmental and economic problems. This new doctoral position will contribute to an ISTP project on increasing sustainability in global supply chains, and to research associated with the Swiss Environmental Panel.

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The successful candidate should hold a Master degree in Political Science, Political Economy, Economics, or Sociology, and be very familiar with Political Science/ Political Economy theories, quantitative empirical methods, and preferably also survey and experimental methodologies. An excellent command both of English and German is essential. The preferred starting date is January 2022. The funding is for up to four years.

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

Interested?

We look forward to receiving your online application including the following documents: a one-page letter outlining your motivation, skills, and how you could contribute to the two research projects mentioned; a CV; two writing samples (e.g., parts of your Master thesis, research papers); and your Bachelor and Master level study transcripts. We only accept applications submitted through the ETH online application portal. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

For further information about the group, please visit our website. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Prof. Dr. Thomas Bernauer, by email (no applications).

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

Job details

Title
Doctoral Student in Environmental Politics
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Location
Rämistrasse 101 Zurich, Switzerland
Published
2021-11-02
Application deadline
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Job type
PhD
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